The Cat Art Show is an upcoming feline-themed art show at the 101 Exhibit in Los Angeles featuring over 70 artists and each of their unique interpretations of cats.
The first ever Los Angeles based cat-inspired art show, Cat Art Show LA, took take place January 25 through Feb 2, 2014. This exciting event features the work of 70 internationally recognized artists, all of whom have created unique pieces celebrating and exploring our feline friends.
From their website:
CAT ART SHOW LOS ANGELES is a both a meditation and a celebration of the feline form. This exhibition goes beyond heralding felines as domesticated companion, and instead explores their role as muse and inspiration.
Aloof one moment and adoring the next, their behavior alone is a constant source of artistic fodder destined for reinterpretation. Then there is their adroit physicality; be it lounging languorously across our still unread newspaper, or their instinctive predatory sensibilities.
Cats have been part of our lexicon (not to mention our home life) for thousands of years. The Egyptians frequently aligned them with the gods, like Bastet, the goddess of warfare. Later, great artists like Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, and Pablo Picasso all created masterpieces centered around cats, sometimes showcasing them as companion, sometimes around something much deeper symbolically.
The Cat Art Show is a both a meditation and a celebration of the feline form. This exhibition goes beyond heralding felines as domesticated companion, and instead explores their role as muse and inspiration.
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ALWAYS THE ARTIST, although not a cart art fan myself